War in Val d'Orcia: a diary

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Jonathan Cape, 1947 - Italy - 239 pages

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Iris Origo was an Anglo-American woman who married an Italian landowner. In 1943 to 1944 she found herself and her family caught up in the crumbling Italian Fascist state as Mussolini's army was swept ... Read full review

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I read this book years ago, but then re-read it after reading that it inspired Chris Bojhalian to write The Light in the Ruins in 2013. The wartime diary of Iris Origo, The English wife of the ... Read full review

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